There are 4 ways to get from Gillingham to Erith by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  43 min

  1. Take the train from Gillingham (Kent) to Slade Green

$11 - $19

Cheapest option

Bus, line 428 bus  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Waterfront Bus Station to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) 700|Sapphire
  2. Take the line 428 bus from Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) to Erith, James Watt Way 428

$9

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  28 min

  1. Take a taxi from Gillingham to Erith 22 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  28 min

  1. Drive from Gillingham to Erith 22 miles

$4 - $7

What companies run services between Gillingham, England and Erith, England?

Thameslink operates a train from Gillingham to Erith hourly. Tickets cost $11 - $15 and the journey takes 43 min. Southeastern also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Gillingham to Erith via Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) in around 1 h 35 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gillingham (Kent) to Slade Green
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Gillingham (Kent) to Slade Green
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $19
Bus operators
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Waterfront Bus Station to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Arriva London South
Phone
020 8271 0101
Website
arrivalondon.com
Bus from Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) to Erith, James Watt Way
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivalondon.com
Other operators
Taxi from Gillingham to Erith
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Gillingham to Erith?

The distance between Gillingham and Erith is 27 km. The road distance is 35 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Gillingham to Erith?

The cheapest way to get from Gillingham to Erith is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 28 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Gillingham to Erith?

The quickest way to get from Gillingham to Erith is to taxi which takes 28 min and costs £75 - £95.

Is there a direct train between Gillingham and Erith?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Gillingham (Kent) and arriving at Slade Green. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 43 min.

Is there a direct bus between Gillingham and Erith?

No, there is no direct bus from Gillingham to Erith. However, there are services departing from Waterfront Bus Station and arriving at Erith, James Watt Way via Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 35 min.

How long does it take to get from Gillingham to Erith?

The train from Gillingham (Kent) to Slade Green takes 43 min including transfers and departs hourly.